Saturday, October 03, 2020

Northeast Health District Adds 88 New COVID-19 Cases On Saturday; Drop In Seven-Day Rolling Average Of Added Cases Halted

***District Adds One New Death Attributed To COVID-19***

The Northeast Health District added 88 confirmed COVID-19 cases with the Saturday release of the Department of Public Health’s Daily Status Report, producing a seven-day rolling average of added cases that has been relatively unchanged for the last week.

Every county in the 10-county Northeast Health District added at least one case, and the seven-day rolling average of added cases was 79.1 on Saturday. That figure had been 79.0 on Friday.

Forums Announced For Legislative Candidates Representing Oconee County On November Ballot

***Virtual Forums On Oct. 14 And Oct. 19***

The Oconee Chamber of Commerce and the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce on Friday were working out details for the virtual candidate forum being organized for 6 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 14 for races on the Nov. 3 ballot overlapping Oconee and Clarke counties.

Courtney Bernardi, president of the Oconee Chamber of Commerce, said Friday she was waiting on confirmation from three of the 11 invited candidates and well as from the invited moderator.